Posts Tagged Ferrara rescue pumper

New engine for LaGrange

This from Josh Boyajian:

LaGrange’s new Ferrera Engine was sitting outside LaGrange Parks firehouse Thursday afternoon. ¬†I stopped by and grabbed a few pics!

Thanks Josh

 

LaGrange Fire Department new Ferrara Engine

Josh Boyajian photo

LaGrange Fire Department new Ferrara Engine

Josh Boyajian photo

LaGrange Fire Department new Ferrara Engine 1111

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Lemont FPD is added to the site

 

Lemont Fire Protection District Headquarters fire station

Lemont Fire Protection District Headquarters Station 1. Larry Shapiro photo

The Lemont Fire Protection District in MABAS Division 10 has been added to the site. Karl Klotz and Larry Shapiro recently photographed the entire fleet and the four fire stations. Lemont runs two Crimson engines, one Ferrara rescue engine, and a Pierce quint. Each of the four stations has a Type I style ambulance featuring two Fords, a Navistar, and a Freightliner chassis with boxes by Medtec and McCoy Miller.

Lemont Fire Protection District Truck 949

Lemont Fire Protection District Station 4

Lemont Fire Protection District Station 4. Larry Shapiro photo

Station 1, which is their headquarters, also has an air trailer and the MABAS Division 10 Water Rescue and Recovery trailer.

MABAS Division Water Rescue Unit

MABAS Division Water Rescue Unit. Larry Shapiro photo

Lemont Fire Protection District American LaFrance Century Engine

Lemont ran this 1982 American LaFrance Century Series engine with 500 gallons of water and a 1,500-GPM pump. Larry Shapiro photo

Lemont Fire Protection District American LaFrance Century Water Chief Quint

Lemont also had this 1983 American LaFrance Century Series 75′ Water Chief Quint (1500/500). Larry Shapiro photo

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Lemont receives new Ferrara

The Lemont Fire Protection District has taken delivery of a Ferrara MVP pumper on an Igniter chassis. The rescue pumper has a 1,500-GPM pump and a 750-gallon water tank. It carries Ferrara job # H-4758.

Lemont Fire Department Ferrara Igniter MVP Rescue Pumper

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Glenside added to the site

The Glenside Fire Protection District in Glendale Heights has been added to the site. Glenside is in MABAS Division 12 and runs out of a single station at the corner of Fullerton Avenue and Bloomingdale Road. The station was originally built in 1970 and underwent an extensive renovation which ended in 2004. They have two Medtec ambulances, a new 2010 Ferrara Inferno engine, two E-ONE HP75 quints, and a Pierce engine. Glenside also houses one of three MABAS Division 12 Haz Mat trailers.

Glenside Fire Protection District station

The Glenside Fire Protection District station at 1608 Bloomingdale Road. Larry Shapiro photo

The majority of Glenside apparatus is presently painted black over red. Prior to adding the black roofs, apparatus was white over red beginning in 1996. During the early years of the department, the apparatus was a bright yellow that was also reflected in their patch.

Glenside Fire Protection District Ferrara Inferno engine

Glenside Fire Protection District

 

Glenside Fire Protection District Pierce Lance

Glenside Engine 711 was formerly Engine 701 as delivered in 1989 by Pierce in what was the department's yellow. Larry Shapiro collection

 

Glenside Fire Protection District E-ONE Cyclone HP75

In 1996, Glenside switched from yellow apparatus to red with a white roof as seen in this delivery photo of Quint 705. Larry Shapiro photo

Glenside Fire Protection District Ford/Pierce/Snorkel

Prior to purchasing the first E-ONE quint in 1986, Glenside ran this 1972 Ford C/Pierce 55' Snorkel as Engine 5 with a 1,000-GPM pump and 500 gallons of water. Larry Shapiro collection

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